Given Name MUIRGEN

GENDER: Feminine

Meaning & History

Means "born of the sea" in Gaelic. In Irish legend this was the name of a woman (originally named Líban) who was transformed into a mermaid. After 300 years she was brought to shore, baptized, and transformed back into a woman.
VARIANT: Muirín (Irish)


legend, ocean, underwater, water
Entry updated July 28, 2009